Modernist Architecture

Modern small-lot homes in north Dallas suburb

How the Drive for Profit Flattens the American Landscape

Mass-market production and the commodification of housing has led to a ‘flattening’ of design into a limited set of bland, homogeneous options.

September 29, 2022 - The Dallas Morning News

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Sea Ranch's Changing Architectural Vision

The progressive Northern California project is adapting to the times.

June 17, 2019 - The New York Times

Baseball, Architecture, and the City of the Future

Montreal architect Vedanta Balbahadur writes about his hometown's fall from its status as Canada's premier city through the lenses of baseball and the built environment.

September 26, 2012 - Satellite Magazine

The Story Behind a Small Indiana Town's Architectural Treasures

Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo, Columbus, Indiana? Susan Stamberg investigates what makes one small Midwestern town a global center for architectural innovation.

August 7, 2012 - NPR

Decaying Modernism in Africa

A new show of South African photographer Guy Tillim's work reveals the modernist architecture of Africa as a remnant of colonialism.

February 19, 2011 - The Chicago Tribune

Inception Portrays Architecture As Fantasy

With the exception of Charles Bronson’s architect-turned-vigilante in Death Wish, "to be an architect in a Hollywood film is to inform the audience of certain characteristics: sensitivity, vulnerability and an innate romanticism."

August 6, 2010 - Buildng Design

Christmastime in the City

Even more so than usual, few people will be receiving buildings as gifts this season.  They're too expensive, you can’t return them, and, notwithstanding Barbie’s Dream House, they probably won't fit under your tree.  But still, this Yuletide affords ample opportunity to take stock of the works that have arisen in this most momentous of decades. 

December 23, 2009 - Josh Stephens

Prince Charles Fails to Stop Modern Building

In a location near St. Paul's Cathedral, a new self-proclaimed "ultra-modernist" office and shopping complex is going up, despite the efforts of the Prince of Wales behind the scenes to squelch the project.

August 18, 2009 - The Guardian U.K.

In Defense of Modernist Architecture

Owen Hatherley presents his case for a revival of modernism, particularly in its original intent as a social reform movement, in his new book, Militant Modernism.

May 31, 2009 - Icon Eye

Caracas, The City that Built Itself

Utopian modernism turned on its head in Caracas, where residents have made fifty-year-old superblock housing projects into the locus of sprawling improvised settlements.

May 14, 2009 - Triple Canopy

Prince Charles Takes Architects to Task

In a now infamous speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Prince accused architects of having "a surfeit of abstracted ideology over the practical realities linked to people’s lives and the grain of their culture and identity."

May 13, 2009 -

Is Brutalism Ready for a Comeback?

Steve Rose argues that the time may be ripe for a new respect for brutalism, the mid-century architectural movement that planners love to hate.

June 26, 2008 - Art and Architecture

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